Kerala Rains Flood

News updates: Times of India 
CAG Report on Schemes for Flood Control and Flood ForecastingLink to complete document
NIDM Lecture Series: Reservoir operations in the context of flood risk management (Himanshu Thakkar, IITB). Also see SANDRP site for written account.


Dams; Foodplains

0911  Man-made devastation? Times of India (blog) 
0910 KSEB’s actions reduced destruction: former dam manager The New Indian Express
0908Reservoir operation may not have had much effect in attenuating the flood … These rivers swell up pretty quickly, and hence, no effective forecast can take place.” Sharad Chandra, Director, Flood Forecast Monitoring, Central Water Commission (CWC), New Delhi. The Hindu
0904 Opposition demands probe into bad dam management The News Minute
0903 Bad dam management caused Kerala floods: Madhav Gadgil; Damned if you do, damned if you don’t Livemint
0826 Need dam management: ATREE, Deccan Chronicle
0825 Ex-Secy, Min Water Resources, counterview
0824 Need sci dam management: Rajeevan, Secy, Min Earth Sci Indianexpress; The Hindu

 

 

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